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10:02 UK time, Monday, 18 February 2008

gillian.gif"I’m hoping that perhaps no-one has heard of me there" - - Gillian Gibbons, heading off to China to teach, but this time with a bear named Barnaby - not Muhammad.

She's going to teach abroad again and, yes, she's taking a teddy. Ms Gibbons was jailed in Sudan last December for allowing her class to name a teddy bear Muhammad. She's now leaving Liverpool again to take up an 18-month post at an English-speaking school near Beijing. Her treatment in Sudan caused international outrage. But it is not known if her plight made headlines in China.
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